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Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 07:46 AM PST

Washington Sues Motel 6 for Giving Guest Information to US

Washington Sues Motel 6 for Giving Guest Information to US

Washington state attorney general sued Motel 6 Wednesday for allegedly disclosing private informaton of thousands of guests to immigration authorities in a lawsuit, NBC News reported. In the lawsuit, Attorney...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 11:31 AM PST

Sessions Ending Federal Policy That Let Legal Pot Flourish

Sessions Ending Federal Policy That Let Legal Pot Flourish

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, creating new confusion about enforcement and use just...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 03:20 AM PST

Defense Wants Trump Voters in Jury Pool for Kansas Bomb Case

Defense Wants Trump Voters in Jury Pool for Kansas Bomb Case

Attorneys for three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees urged a federal judge on Wednesday to include prospective jurors from rural western Kansas because they...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 02:46 PM PST

Virginia Republican Wins State Seat Through Random Drawing

Virginia Republican Wins State Seat Through Random Drawing

By luck of the draw, incumbent Republican David Yancey won a Virginia state House of Delegates race so close that its outcome was determined Thursday when an elections official pulled his name out of a...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 09:29 PM PST

California Hotel Workers May Soon Be Getting 'Panic Buttons'

California Hotel Workers May Soon Be Getting 'Panic Buttons'

California lawmakers are exploring a bill that could help keep female hotel workers safer from sexual harassment. Many hotel workers in other major United States cities are already wearing a panic button....

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 07:49 PM PST

House Panel Reaches Agreement With Justice Dept.

House Panel Reaches Agreement With Justice Dept.

The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee says the panel has reached an agreement with the Justice Department on witnesses and documents in its probe of Russian interference in the 2016...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 09:08 AM PST

Trump Disbands Voter Fraud Panel, Insists System Is 'Rigged'

Trump Disbands Voter Fraud Panel, Insists System Is 'Rigged'

President Donald Trump is disbanding his controversial voter fraud commission amid infighting, lawsuits and state officials' refusal to cooperate. Trump convened the commission to investigate the 2016...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 09:11 PM PST

Women’s March Anniversary Events Planned Throughout Bay Area

Women’s March Anniversary Events Planned Throughout Bay Area

On Jan. 21, 2017, millions of women and allies gathered in a worldwide demonstration to protest the election of President Donald Trump.

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 07:09 PM PST

Trump Barrels Into 2018 With Fresh Foreign Fights on Twitter

Trump Barrels Into 2018 With Fresh Foreign Fights on Twitter

You thought President Donald Trump might mellow out in 2018? Refrain from taunting world leaders tweet by tweet? Think again. Trump is storming into the new year in exceptionally aggressive fashion, picking...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 03:27 PM PST

10 Wild Claims About Trump White House in Upcoming Book

10 Wild Claims About Trump White House in Upcoming Book

President Donald Trump did not want to win the presidency. First lady Melania Trump wept with sorrow on election night. Former Trump campaign advisor Sam Nunberg tried to explain the Constitution to the...

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